Prices from £3,600 for three nights
Sleeps 14 people
Meon Lodge is a beautifully appointed Georgian country villa located in the heart of Hampshire with stunning rural views towards the Isle of Wight. The magnificent interior is elegant and homely with beautiful antique furniture throughout. Open fire places are perfect for cosy winter evenings whilst the huge picture windows and steps from the Morning Room directly lead to the manicured lawns, ideal for summer celebrations. The versatile accommodation and large grounds of 20 acres with a variety of outdoor games make Meon Lodge an ideal venue for family gatherings, whilst the spectacular hall with sweeping staircase and the large dining room are perfect for weddings, parties and events.
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This elegant Georgian villa is set in a truly idyllic location one mile from the village of Swanmore in the Meon Valley, Hampshire and just 20 minutes’ drive to the coast. The house was constructed in 1791 by Richard Goodlad with the money he made from the East India Company, and it is thought the property was designed in conjunction with the great architect Sir John Soane. The estate was passed down through several generations until the current owners inherited the property in 2009 and embarked on an extensive renovation programme (as documented by Channel 4’s Country House Rescue).
Meon Lodge is set in extensive grounds just 20 minutes from the Hampshire coast, with elegant Georgian interiors and luxurious accommodation for up to 14 guests. There are 6 lovely bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, with the most beautiful sweeping staircase to make a grand entrance. The graceful reception rooms boast splendid original features, beautiful fireplaces and lovely views, and provide the perfect setting for anything from family holidays to weddings to corporate events.
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Gather together 14 of your closest friends or family and rent this property exclusively, so you can relax as you would your own home. Alternatively hold a bigger event here, with plenty of space for a marquee and dining space inside the house for up to 50 guests.
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- Sweeping driveway
- 20 Acres of parkland with formal gardens
- Games room with pool table and table tennis
- Grand Piano
- Roof terrace with lovely views
- Large dining room which can seat up to 50
- Wedding licence for up to 60 guests
- Ample space for a marquee for up to 200 guests
Services & Activities
We can arrange a wide variety of additional services at Meon Lodge:
- Private chef/catering
- Daily housekeeping
- Spa treatments
- Country sports
- Baby sitting
- Live music
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Meon Lodge is located approximately one mile from the village of Swanmore in Hampshire, just 20 minutes from the coast and close to both Southampton and Portsmouth. This quaint village offers a village shop with basic provisions, four pubs, a butcher, a post office, a hairdressers and a nature conservation area in lovely rural surroundings.
We had a wonderful time at Meon Lodge. They really looked after us, and the place was perfect for our film shoot. Please do pass on our regards, and if we do need a location in the future we would not hesitate to come back again. Thanks again for all your help.
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We have personally visited and inspected every single property in our portfolio and are extremely selective about which properties we recommend to our clients, so you can rest assured that each property meets our strict standards and is an accurate representation of the details and photographs you see on our website. We value honesty and integrity above all else and will ensure you are aware of anything you may need to know before you book, be it a creaky floor board or a limited mobile phone signal. Our property visits give us an in-depth understanding and first-hand.
Meon Lodge is such a welcoming and homely property, despite the grandeur of the rooms it really feels like a warm hug when you step through the door. The house is beautifully furnished but never stuffy or pretentious, with a charming country kitchen and great amenities including a games room and beautiful grounds. The luxurious bedrooms are individually designed, and the magnificent reception rooms are equally suited to relaxing with family or hosting a celebrations, and the sweeping staircase is just crying out for beautiful brides to make their entrance.